11th January, 2017 (Prelims)

Q11. The dimensions of a rectangle are 51 m and 49 m respectively while side of a square is 50 m. Which of the following statements is correct ?

(a) Diagonals of the square and the rectangle are equal

(b) Diagonals of both the geometrical figures intersect at right angles

(c) The perimeters of both the geometrical figures are equal

(d) Both the geometrical figures are of the same area


Q12. Which of the following represents the relationship between animals, elephants and lions ?


Answer: (c)


Q13. If 1/3 can be written as (13), M/N as (MN) and P, Q, R, S are integers such that

1986-7, then

(a) (PQ, RS) = (I, I)

(b) (PS, QR) = (I, I)

(c) (PR, QS) = (I, I)

(d) (QR, PS) = (I, I)


Q14. In a school, out of 40 staff members, 30 are males. Some of the female teachers can sing while no male can sing. The principal invited six persons to a party by drawing lots. It was found that no member in the party could sing. Which of the following conclusions can be definitely drawn ?

(a) Only males were invited to the party

(b) Some of the invitees were males and some were females who could not sing

(c) Only females, who could not sing, were invited to the party

(d) None of the above


Q15. A dice has numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on its faces. Four positions of the dice are as shown below. The number on the face opposite to the face with number 6 is


(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5


Q16. Which of the following expressions has the greatest value ?

(a) [(2-1)0]2

(b) [(40)-1/2]2

(c) [(2-2)-1]2

(d) [(2-1)2]2


Q17. Avinash is Ravi’s eldest brother. Ravi is younger to Ajay. Ravi and Ajay are not brothers. Which of the following statements is definitely true ?

(a) Ajay is younger to Avinash

(b) Avinash is younger to Ajay

(c) Ajay is younger to Ravi

(d) None of the above


Q18. Lineage is

(a) A straight line joining any two points on the globe

(b) The line of descendants of a particular ancestor

(c) The paleolithic age

(d) The linking of genes


Q19. Arrange the following in a chronological order

(i) Foundation of Muslim League

(ii) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

(iii) Khilafat Movement

(iv) Civil Disobedience Movement

(a) (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)

(b) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)

(c) (iv), (ii), (i), (iii)

(d) (ii), (iv), (i), (iii)


Q20. Which of the following was the principal article of food of the Indus Valley people ?

(a) Fish

(b) Palm-date

(c) Eggs

(d) Wheat

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